Archive for February, 2017

#WhatsUpAtGRACE February 28, 2017

Click to read the February 28, 2017 #WhatsUpAtGRACE newsletter and find:

  • A reminder that there is no school Thursday and Friday of this week
  • A reminder about the High School Community Service Day tomorrow
  • A reminder that TK-6 Birthday Ice Cream for March birthdays will be tomorrow not Friday
  • Upcoming opportunities for fellowship (including one today)
  • Last call for Drivers Ed registration
  • Pictures from the Tech Club, Grandparents Lunch and Costa Rica Missions Team
  • Links to past newsletter articles in Instant Replay

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#WhatsUpAtGRACE February 21, 2017

Click to read the February 21, 2017 #WhatsUpAtGRACE newsletter and find:

  • Spelling Bee Results
  • State Swim Meet Results
  • District Art Winners
  • Pictures from Transitional Kindergarten and 4th Grade
  • Upcoming Fellowship Events
  • A link to purchase Annie tickets (they are not many tickets left)
  • Save the date for the Empty Bowls event
  • Information on how to order winter sports pictures
  • Links to past newsletter articles in Instant Replay

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Varsity Swim – State Champions!

Congratulations to the Varsity Boys Swim team on winning their first NCISAA State Championship Swim Meet on Monday, February 20th at the Greensboro Aquatic Center.

Congratulations to the following swimmers on their top ten finishes:

Girls Team – 10th Place Overall

  • 200 Freestyle – Laura Potok, 8th Place
  • 200 Individual Medley – Ana Johnson, 6th Place
  • 500 Freestyle – Laura Potok, 7th Place
  • 200 Freestyle Relay – Leah Bittler, Liz Ditcheos, Ana Johnson and Laura Potok, 8th Place
  • 100 Breaststroke – Ana Johnson, 3rd Place

Boys Team – 1st Place Overall

  • Medley Relay – Christian Lauffer, Landon Lauffer, Justin Wahlers and Ryan Wahlers, 2nd Place
  • 200 Freestyle – Ryan Wahlers, 5th Place
  • 200 Individual Medley
    • Christian Lauffer, 6th Place
    • John Chapman, 8th Place
  • 50 Freestyle
    • Justin Wahlers, 5th Place
    • Josiah Carver, 10th Place
  • 100 Freestyle – Justin Wahlers, 9th Place
  • 500 Freestyle – John Chapman, 6th Place
  • 200 Freestyle Relay – Josiah Carver, John Chapman, Landon Lauffer and Ryan van der Poll, 2nd Place
  • 100 Breaststroke
    • Christian Lauffer, 2nd Place
    • Ryan Wahlers, 5th Place
    • Landon Lauffer, 8th Place
  • 400 Freestyle Relay – John Chapman, Christian Lauffer, Justin Wahlers and Ryan Wahlers, 2nd Place

 

 

 

Spelling Bee Results

ACSI District 3 Spelling Bee: Thank you to everyone who made the 2017 ACSI District 3 Spelling Bee a great success. Congratulations to all the students that participated in this year’s event and especially these GRACE Spellers:

Grade 2

  • 2nd place, Anastasia Kamal
  • 4th place, Garrison Rose

Grade 3

  • 1st place, Hudson Baker
  • 3rd place, Nate Hickman

Grade 4

  • 1st place, Caleb Finley
  • 3rd place, Daniel Kastick

Grade 5

  • 4th place Campbell Baker

Grade 6

  • 4th place, McKenna Burford

 Grade 7

  • 1st place: Asher Hickman

Grade 8

  • 2nd place, Keenan Baker

Spell-Off Winners

The top 16 spellers in grades 5-8 competed for 1 of 5 spots. The top 5 will go on to compete in ACSI Regional Spelling Bee in March:

  • 3rd place, Asher Hickman
  • 5th place, Keenan Baker
 

Raleigh National College Fair

Start your college search for free at the Raleigh NACAC National College Fair on March 14th from 4:30-7:30pm. National College Fairs is a program of the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC). Admission representatives from 150 schools across the country will be available so high school students can learn more about their institutions and help you sort through the qualities they’re looking for in a college. Register now for the Raleigh National College Fair located in Exhibit Hall C at the Convention Center, 500 S Salisbury St. in downtown Raleigh.

District Art Winners

Congratulations GRACE art students!  We had 20 GRACE artworks place in the 2017 District VI GFWC Arts Festival on Saturday, February 11th.  All first place winners will move onto the State Level competition.

District VI GFWC Winners

  • Seeby Jarvis-Earle – 2nd Sculpture
  • Caleb Morrison – 2nd Computer Graphics
  • Alexa Pibl – 1st Metal A
  • Alex Campbell – 1st Wood
  • Hannah Myers – 2nd Paper
  • Rachael Litavecz – 1st Decorative Painting
  • Olivia Payne – 2nd Decorative Painting
  • Rachael Litavecz – 1st Nature
  • Jane O’Hannigan – 1st Dye
  • Emma Cole – 1st Beadwork
  • Hannah Lucas – 1st Jewelry
  • Alexa Pibl – 2nd Jewelry
  • Austin Davis – 1st Glass
  • Rebecca Robinson – 2nd Glass
  • Kathryn Robinson – 1st Sculpture
  • Mary German – 2nd Sculpture
  • Mary German – 1st Ceramics
  • Madison Russell – 2nd Ceramics
  • Noah Masier – 1st Metal
  • Matt Kirby – 2nd Metal

#WhatsUpAtGRACE February 14, 2017

Click to read the February 14, 2017 #WhatsUpAtGRACE newsletter and find:

  • A reminder to pick up items from the lost and found (items not claimed will be donated on February 16th)
  • A summary of the Winter Sports season
  • A link to purchase Annie tickets (they are going fast so don’t delay)
  • Save the date for a Chipotle Spirit Night
  • Pictures from 4th grade
  • Last chance to RSVP to “Take Your Grandparent to Lunch” on the TK-6 campus.
  • A link to RSVP for Celebrate GRACE (RSVP is required to attend)
  • A reminder that Shout Outs for the yearbook are due by the end of the month
  • Information about an upcoming College Fair in Raleigh
  • A registration link to a StreetSafe Driving Experience being offered at GRACE in March
  • Links to past newsletter articles in Instant Replay

Don’t forget to keep up with GRACE News and the GRACE Calendar for up-to-date information about all GRACE events. If you don’t want to wait, Subscribe to GRACE News and learn about events at GRACE as they are posted to the website.

 

 

Winter Sports Summary

Congratulations to the GRACE winter sports teams on a great season.

Varsity Swimming

The boy’s team finished the regular season by winning the EPIC Championship Meet  for the second year in a row while the girl’s team finished 5th. Last year the boy’s team finished 2nd in the NCISAA State Championship Meet and are looking to the top step on the podium. Competing in this year’s NCISAA Championship State Meet at the Greensboro Aquatic Center on February 20th are:

  • Leah Bittler
  • Carson Blackmore
  • Josiah Carver
  • John Chapman
  • Sophia Ciancarelli
  • Adam Cramer
  • Elizabeth Ditcheos
  • Kirsten Hale
  • Maggie Harrison
  • Ana Johnson
  • Eric Jordan
  • Christian Lauffer
  • Landon Lauffer
  • Ben Murray
  • Joshua Murray
  • Sofia Pinzauti
  • Laura Potok
  • Taylor Scheibner
  • Ryan van der Poll
  • Justin Wahlers
  • Ryan Wahlers

Varsity Girls Basketball

  • EPIC Tournament Runner-Up
  • Secured 12th Seed in NCISAA State Tournament
  • Coach Tonya Taylor earned EPIC Coach of the Year
  • Anna Poe & Olivia Grace Horan were named EPIC All-Tournament Team

Varsity Boys Basketball

  • EPIC Regular Season Co-Conference Champions
  • EPIC Tournament Runner-Up
  • Secured 14th Seed in NCISAA State Tournament
  • Coach DeShannon Morris earned EPIC Coach of the Year
  • Messiah Pankey & Los Mercer were named EPIC All-Tournament Team

Students Serve in Lumberton

On Saturday, February 4th, GRACE students, teachers and parents spent the day in Lumberton, North Carolina working with a local ministry to clean up properties damaged in Hurricane Matthew. Our team received compliments from the residents whose homes they worked in on their diligence and compassion. Thank you students for representing Jesus and GRACE so well.